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Title:
Jo Hikk
When:
Sat, Aug 22
Where:
Average Joes Downtown - Lethbridge
Category:
Country

Description

 Start: 10 p.m.

Tickets: $20 

 Jo Hikk — http://johikk.com/

 Average Joe’s will join in the Whoop-up Days celebrations with the lively Country Rock music of the Jo Hikk.

Jo Hikk is a rising star band based out of Calgary. They have earned two CCMA nominations including, Best New Group in 2008. Their album, “Ride”, was nominated for Outstanding Country Recording at the Western Country Music Awards last year in Edmonton. They have opened for Sara Evans and Tanya Tucker. Jo Hikk concerts are renowned for their great sound, great energy and great fun. Get into the Whoop-up spirit at Average Joe’s downtown location on Friday, August 22nd. The show starts at 10:00 P.M. Tickets are priced at $20 each, and can be purchased at Average Joe’s Sports Bar. Hailing from Calgary, this well established country rock act has been making an impact in the music scene across Canada.

With their most recent release from the 'Ride' album, 'My Kind of Radio' climbing the charts and currently sitting in the #18 spot, there 3rd release 'Sweet City Woman' hitting the #21 spot on Mediabase charts across Canada, 2 CCMA nomination's and a WCMA nomination under their belt, Jo Hikk has earned the right to be called one of Canada's top drawing “live” acts in the club and concert scene.  



The band is comprised of brothers Kelly (lead vocals/bass), and Kenny Sitter (guitar/vocals), Dylan Gillett (vocals/guitar), Don Jorgensen (keyboards/mandolin/vocals), and Al Doell (drums/vocals) . 

Most recently Jo Hikk released their first video to CMT for their current release ‘My Kind of Radio’. The video was shot in Los Angeles with Warren P. Sonoda. 

In February 2009, Jo Hikk was honored to have their song “Pimp My Tractor’ featured on the Big Rock Untapped CD Vol.2. 50,000 CD’s were distributed across Canada in specially marked cases of Big Rock beer.



Performing shows from Canada to Kandahar, Jo Hikk has shared the stage with some of the music’s biggest names. Known for their great vocal sound, energy and playful antics, Jo Hikk has a proven track record as a real crowd pleaser. 

In 2007 Jo Hikk was honored to be nominated for the “Chevy Rising Star Award” at the Canadian Country Music Awards held in Regina. They were chosen to participate in the popular Tom Jackson seminar where they received a great response from fans and from the industry alike.

2008 was an exciting year for Jo Hikk being nominated for ‘New Group or Duo of the Year’ at the Canadian Country Music awards in Winnipeg, an honorable WCMA nomination for 'Outstanding Country Recording' for their 'Ride' album at this year's WCMA awards held in Edmonton where Jo Hikk performed a WCMA showcase at the Oil City Roadhouse.

The band has a great fan base in Edmonton who has helped Jo Hikk chart 2 'top 10's' and #1 for their first single, 'Closer'.

The band is currently writing for their next album with Willie Mack, Steve Fox, Julian Austin and Troy Kokel. 



"Highlights"

* 'My Kind of Radio' hits the #18 spot on Mediabase & the R & R Charts

* 'Sweet City Woman' hits the #21 spot on the R&R charts

* Nominated for 'Top New Talent of the Year' at the 2008 Canadian Country Music Awards

* Jo Hikk 'Ride' Album nominated for  'Outstanding Country Recording' this year at the Western Canada Music Awards being held in Edmonton, October 16 to 19, 2008.

* Nominated for the 'Chevy Truck Rising Star Award' at the 2007 Canadian Country Music Awards

* Debut Album 'Ride' produced by multi-award winner George Canyon

* Performed at Rexall Place in Edmonton,Alberta, December, 2007 for the Armed Forces

* Jo Hikk's Myspace site hits 185,000,000 'real' views in 20 months

* First single 'Closer' hit the top 50 in mediabase and scores #1 In Edmonton January 1st 2008

* Second single 'Pimp My Tractor' released to radio in April, 2008

* Jo Hikk performs Concert May 31, 2008 and raises $42,000.00 to help raise money for the Rescue100 Horses 

* Jo Hikk opens for Tanya Tucker in Edmonton, June 27, 2008

* Jo Hikk to open for Sara Evans at Merritt Mountain Fest July 13, 2008  

Venue

Average Joes DowntownMap
Venue:
Average Joes Downtown   -   Website
Street:
420- 6th Street South
ZIP:
T1J2C9
City:
Lethbridge
State:
AB
Country:
Country: ca

Description


Phone: 403-394-9337

420 - 6 Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 2C9

he premier watering hole in downtown Lethbridge since it’s opening in 2000. The welcoming atmosphere, cozy furnishings and friendly staff have made Average Joe’s a favorite stop for one and all. Every day you see working professionals, sports nuts, students and “average joes ” unwinding together at the end of the day.

If your aim is “the game”, Average Joe’s is the place to be. All major sporting events are in view with 2 -14 foot giant screens and 28 televisions in total conveniently placed throughout. Try your luck with your own skill, on the pool tables, shuffleboard, Nascar Racing, foosball, air hockey, or bubble hockey games. Favorite video games include Golden Tee Live, Buck Hunter, and Buzz Time Trivia.

Special events are always happening at Average Joe’s. Monday Night Football and UFC Pay Per View are regular happenings. Weekends come to life with live entertainment, with in house DJ’s or live music featuring classic rock or country bands.

Beer is Big at Average Joe’s, with 11 kegs on tap and 40 choices in the cooler, and of course our bartenders will serve you up your favorite cocktail. When the appetite is wetted, the Average Joe’s kitchen will fill you with your favorite pub food. Features are our famous home made burgers, specialty pizzas, the steak sandwich and over 30 choices of chicken wings.

Average Joes’s takes pride in being a big part of the Lethbridge community by sponsoring numerous youth and amateur sporting teams.


Our combination of warm atmosphere, super staff, love for the game, and great food and drink resulted in Average Joe’s being voted the best Sports Bar in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet poll in 2006. What are you waiting for, come join the crowd in downtown Lethbridge at Average Joe’s Sports Bar, 420, 6th Street South.



Joe’s Garage

Every week-end, the folks at Average Joe’s “ open up the back room”, Joe’s Garage, and “What Happens In The Garage Stays In The Garage”. The garage has already become a Lethbridge Friday/Saturday hotspot.

Music is the focus in Joe’s Garage, ranging from Rock, Classic Rock to All Things Country. Come on in, listen to the great sound or tear it up on the dance floor to the music of a DJ or one of the many live acts that take to the stage. Acts like, Streetheart, Nazareth, Julian Austen, J D Bixby, The Irish Decendants and Doug and the Slugs have rocked the garage.

All of the fun, the food and the beverages that Average Joe’s is famous for, are also available in the garage. As well, the garage can be booked for private functions for groups ranging from 80 to 140 people. Come and experience the unique and intimate atmosphere of Joe’s Garage and remember “What Happens In The Garage Stays In The Garage”.

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